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says that mr. obama wants big government, not a big economy. >> republicans have tried to persuade the president of the need for a course correction. but weeks of negotiations have shown that his commitment to big government is simply too great to lead to the kind of long-term reforms we need. >> question. when the negotiations started, president obama was looking for a big deal. $4 trillion in spending cuts and tax hikes. has the big deal turned into a big fizzle, pat buchanan? >> it has not, john. did it for awhile but now it is back, and we're talking about something close to adds 4 trillion deal. the president is deep in negotiations with boehner and cantor, and here are the terms. you raise the debt ceiling, at the same time there are 3 trillion in cuts, and they deal with social security and medicare. there is no revenue enhancement. however, you get together some kind of commission which what it does, john, it drops tax rates in return for giving away these deductions, exemptions, allowances, breaks, which in effect is pure reaganism. there's one problem with that. there's a
wilson. it was a very busy day of wheeling and dealing, but the big question now of course, who will be the redskins starting quarterback? we will talk about it in half an hour at 5:30. surae and mike. >> no i want to know how. just kidding. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i'm not ready yet. they are in my ear. back to you guys. >> things start to change the way it is, and we could find out in the next hour, who knows. >> the son of marion berry could be behind bars for a little longer. >> mayor christopher berry pled guilty yesterday to federal drug charges. in may shorts found save sandwich bags of pot and pcp in his apartment. officers were called in for some sort of a dispute when they found the pot in his apartment. >>> supporters in the district are tired of bureaucratic delays, and they are want the new medical marijuana law to be implemented all at once. one person speaking out at the rally, ervin rosefield. a medical marijuana patient and writer. >>> the former godfather's pizza ceo said they had the right to ban islamic mosques and said he would not want a muslim leader in h
is a big bargaining chip. looks like defense will take a bigger cut because of that. >> every single one of the panels has recommended bigger cut spending. secretary gates has even said he was expecting a bigger number than 400 billion or that some of the estimates out there were bigger than 400 billion. marcus, what are some of the things the pentagon doing to prepare for a leaner future. gates was the one out there arguing to keep spending levels high. >> well up to now, the pentagon mainly way of saving money is through efficiencies. last budget go around for over five year period they said we will save $178 billion. however they reinvested 100 billion. now they believe more work can be done in terms of efficiencies, however more has to be done in terms of whether it's weapons, whether it's instrain. >> kate let me end with you, do we know, now that we have some of the these proposals on the floor, do we know where the 2012 defense bill is going to ultimately end up? >> i think all of the bills that have been passed so far, i think you will see defense get cut much more than has alre
will whip them out here and there. >> looking good. >> we try. the big flag tie on because it's the 4th of july. happy 255th. that's if i'm doing my math right. >> freedom from great britain, that a lot of people don't know. >> you're right. that's stunning. reputation on back on the day. >> let's go to weather before we really get in trouble. talking about temperatures in the 70s. 81 by 9:00. 89 by noon. code orange alert day. unhealthy for sensitive groups. any respiratory ailments, young and old, limit your outside time. yes, a thunderstorm symbol. we could see a few more thunderstorms this afternoon. potentially a couple of strong ones. big ones yesterday moving away. overnight a few showers out of west virginia. they have pretty much fizzled. 60s in new york state. pennsylvania, in the 70s. 80 in raleigh. warm across the eastern u.s., even into places like des moines and chicago and the great lakes. they are still in the 60s. check it out. holding below the 90-degree mark around the bay. most of us 90 to 91 and 92. kris is checking out the roads. >> reporter: 395 northbound into th
" will be bittersweet will be sure, a big celebration marked by big questions of what's ahead. >> bob, thanks. also with us is charles bolden, nasa administrator. >> good to be with you. >> there's a lot of criticism, including john glenn, by ending the program the way it's being ended without a backup plan this is ignoring a cardinal rule at nasa, saying there should be something else ready to go. how do you respond? >> we spent seven years with a well organized transition plan for phasing out shuttle and moving on to the next era. we're excited about what president obama is allowing us to do, working hard with the commercial entities, we hope to fly our first commercial crew, cargo missions early next year, they will be american made rockets flying cargo to the international space station and starting to work with commercial entities, hope to release a request for proposal on commercial contracts to take crew to orbit, maybe three years after we let the contract, we'll have a capability. >> many do see this and a number of astronauts have spoken over the last few weeks have said it seems like u.s
falls church, vienna, and fairfax will conduct drunk driving patrols. exfra eyes for dwi's. one big thing to celebrate this holiday weekend, lower gas prices. regular gas in the dc area is now averaging $3.60 a gallon down 8 cents from just one week ago and down 25 cents from a month ago. before we get too happy, keep in mind this time last year we were paying just $2.72 a gallon. to find the cheapest place to fill up in your neighborhood, head to our website, wusa9.com and click on the pain at the pump icon. some more good news this holiday weekend. this time for seafood lovers. maryland seafood dealers say crabs are plentiful. prices on the eastern shore are as low as $100 a bushel. prices are higher here in the washington area. the chesapeake bay population has been rebounding. despite a cold winter, the catch has been good so far this year. >>> still ahead on 9news, the worst wild fire in new mexico history showing no signs of slowing down. we'll tell you about the latest efforts to contain the blaze. but first, a day after being released from house arrest, the former head of th
. >> then manslaughter. >> not guilty. >> those were the big ones. you can see her stifle a sob, breathe deeply, she was found guilty of four counts of lying to investigators. her parents watched without apparent reaction. she hugged her lawyer, managed to laugh after fingerprinting in court. she was accused of killing her two-year-old daughter, caylee, not reporting her missing for a month while she partied her daughter rotting in a hidden grave undiscovered for months. the delay in recovering little caylee's remains worked to our considerable disadvantage. >> why did the jury say not guilty? >> the 12 jurors have declined to talk to you. >> the defense team believes casey anthony was treated unfairly. >> i hope that this is a lesson to those of you have indulged in media assassination for three years. >> their bottom line. >> casey did not murder caylee. it's that simple. i want her to be able to grieve and grow and somehow get her life back together. >> but first, sentencing thursday could get a year for each count of lying to investigators, but she has been in custody since charged. could
? >>> also tonight a health alert, big news that impacts millions with sleep apnea. how to reverse the damage. >>> plus the truth about the debt ceiling. we breakdown what really happens if there's no deal by august 2nd. >>> but first as of now the storms are finally winding down. >> but time to get ready for dangerous heat. topper shutt joins us from the weather center. top? >> 9 today, just going to get -- 95 today, just going to get hotter tomorrow. the heat advisory has been posted now you folks up in frederick county and loudoun county are technically not in the advisory. gaithersburg and montgomery county and the district and frederick county and points south, either side of 95 in the advisory. it still feels like 84 downtown and 82 in hagerstown. don't exercise in the evening, exercise if the morning and so heat advisory means the heat index is between 105 and 109. exercise in the morning because the peak heating of the day is actually about 5:00 in the evening. all right, live doppler 9000 hd the storms are finally pushing through. the warnings just cleared. just about 60 seconds ago
, but they don't get the big job done. the president said he is committed to a big deal, 4 trillion over 10 years i am committed to it, harry reid is committed to it we need some bipartisan buy in here ai think we can do it. >> schieffer: let me ask you, senator durbin that begs the question you said you are going to spend this week debate ago balanced budget amendment that you say everyone knows has no chance of passing so why are you debating that. >> because the republicans are insisting the debate takes place before anything happens we lived in a divided congress, the house of republican is under republican control and the senate 53 democrats, a nominal majority but not the 60 you need for big decisions so we have to check the boxes. one of them is to engage in this debate. it is interesting to me if you look back in history, bob. >> bob: and you will remember this when we had the biggest run up in america's debt in president reagan that was the hottest debate about a balanced budget constitutional amendment we don't need an amendment, we basically need to accept the responsibility to do this
center. how long is the weather with us and what does it mean for tomorrow's big holiday? >> we are expecting this to be around the rest of the night. severe thunderstorm watch in effect until midnight. here is a look at one of our tower cameras. it is pouring. water all over our lens here. in fact, you can hear the thunder rumbling outside our studios here. let's take a look at this severe thunderstorm watch and warning. right now live doppler 9000 shows us that we have got basically storms around the dc area. we have several in the dc area. let's zoom into show you what some of the storms are doing and where they are at. some holding hail just north of dc, south of silver spring where you see the purple color. that is where there is hail. damaging wind gusts as a possibility and some locally heavy rain which could lead to flash flooding. here are some of the areas that will be impacted. take a look. just in a couple minutes here. mt. pleasant. columbia heights. parkview. 6:32. out to the west some more storms heating out this way and you can see these storms are going to proba
. remember, this big putt that he made for par at 18. that got him into the playoff. ian: that's not dissimilar to the putt that sean o'hair has upcoming for his par. bill: dean ryan from the royal canadian golf association marking it off, seeing who's away. david: i think sean o'hair would love to be away here. it's not the easiest up and down -- even though it's uphill there's a little false front there. mistake with the contacts you can either run it baby or come back to your feet for kris blanks. peter k.: he's indicateed that sean o'hair is away. ian: big right to left here. downhill. difficult to get the right speed. he wants to hole it but he's got to make sure he doesn't hit it so far by that he doesn't make the five a test. kris blanks has a tricky chip sitting down in that first cut, sitting down in that first cut, coming steeply uphill. wonderful effort for sean o'hair. it's a bogey. it's a bogey. but it was a beautiful putt. bill: watch kris blanks in the background. a little body english. ian: yeah, it's a gentleman's game, isn't it? david: with some great acting.
as big as we've seen in past years. we're not sure why that is. maybe they'll show up later. at least as we reported, the temperature has gone down a bit. it does not look like any rain in sight. we could have a rain-free fourth of july fireworks here on the mall. reporting live, i'm armando trull. >> armando, thank you. metro is providing extra fourth of july rail service tonight, but you should know that the smithsonian station is closed so you'll want to use other stations if you plan to head to the mall. they will reopen after the fireworks show and that is scheduled to conclude around 9:30 tonight. tonight's fireworks could be the only light that some folks in arlington will see because crews are busy trying to restore power to residents of the yorktown and chesterbrook neighborhoods. this after sunday's fast moving storm. delia is live off of north gleeve road to bring us the latest. how are things getting back to normal, delia? >> there has been progress made, but it's a mess. 24 hours after the storm hit and you can see a number of crews are here trying to restore power to a
, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. >>> issue one, too big to fail? >> i urge democrats and republicans in the senate to find common ground on a plan they can get support that can get support from both parties in the houses, a plan that i can sign by tuesday. >> okay, the economic stats n the second quarter of this year, april, may, june, the u.s. economy grew at a rate of that's 4/10 every 1% growth. question, are these statistics a bigger worry than the debt ceiling prevailing argument? pat buchanan? >> they're equally big worries, john. despite the fact the president had an $800 billion stimulus fed is triple the money supply, three deficits of almost $5 trillion, the economy is dead in the water this. that argues for a stimulus of a reaganite stimulus or obama stimulus, but there's who more tools in the toolbox here. on the other side you have the debt deficit problem, which $10 trillion in deficits, which argues for austerity. spending cuts, taxations, so you've got two in total conflict. the president inherited aaron economy, john, that i think the only way this th
. it shows haze and fog. that will eventually go away. let's start with the big picture. you'll notice how the progression of the storms move down to the south. so we are looking at some pretty good storms down towards the northern neck in southern maryland. that's really just it except for one lonely storm. moving off to the south and east shortly. now you can see the big storms moving south and they are headed towards richmond headed into southeast virginia. but as far as we are concerned once we get rid of that second storm we are going to be in great shape. it is still a little toasty. not in the 90s but humid. 80 downtown. 81 in gaithersburg. 75 manassas. we will come back though and talk about when the low humidity arrives. >> thank you, topper. >>> investigators now looking into the source of an overnight fire in maryland. sky9 out over the scene where flames erupted from this huge pile of mulch out there. additional firefighters and water tankers had to be called in. the fire burned for hours before they brought it under control. luckily nobody hurt. >>> dr. phil is here. we talked
, it would have a big impact on the economy pushing up rates for mortgages, car loans and other debt. defaulting would be catastrophic. >> it would create a very severe financial shock that would have effects not only on the u.s. economy but the global economy. >> reporter: the president was demanding bots find common ground by tomorrow, but it looks like talks could extend into the weekend. danielle noddingham, cbs news. >> the white house has been lowering spending cuts offering less than $1.4 trillion over ten years. mostly in domestic and defense spending. >>> with just 19 days to go, wall street is chiming in telling lawmakers to get a deal done. jessica has more on that part of the debt dealing debate. >> reporter: lawmakers in washington are facing fresh pressure to make a deal as the president meets again with members of congress at the white house, wall street is growing increasingly worried that a plan won't come together in time. late yesterday, they moved a step closer to an unprecedented downgrade of the u.s.'s debt citing a possibility that both sides of the aisle won't
the redskins players. back to you. >> all right, one deal done, another big deal to go. brett, thank you for that. >>> now, today, we're hearing the other side of the story in the sex case against strauss- kahn. liz accuser is come -- his accuser is coming out. >> god is my witness, aisle telling the truth. >> she's the hotel maid who said that the former monetary fund attacked her when he was in his hotel room. in an interview with abc news, he gave her side of the story. >> i turned my head and he came to me and grabbed my breast, no, you don't have to be sorry. i said stop that, i don't want to lose my job. >> and he also talked to news week. now, strauss-kahn has denied those accusations and out on bail. prosecutors say that the case is weak because they have evidence that she lied about her history and her background. now, strauss-kahn's lawyer says what happened in that hotel room was consensual. >>> a local psychiatrist is killed by one of their patients. we'll have more on that ahead. >>> but first, local investigators are tracking an arsonist. there's been nine suspicious fires
and the u.s. capital -- capitol for all events leading up to the firework display. the big preparations, hope there no one is there yet surae, but who knows. >> reporter: we are ready for a big celebration. happy 4th of july, everyone. people are probably sleeping in, but you to prepare once you get here to the national mall. here's what you can bring, you want to bring your cooler with your food and water, plenty to drink. speaking of, drink plenty of it today, because as howard said, temperatures in the 90s. you don't want to forget sunglasses, and andrea, the fan has come in handy this summer. you will need it today. if you follow those rules, you can have a good time, celebrating, come earlly and mark your spot. the show at 9:10 exactly, going on for 17 minutes, and also, here's what you don't want to bring. you can't bring alcohol on the national mall. no glass bottles, pets, or grills. if you follow those rules, you'll have a good time celebrating. >> i'm expecting big fireworks, bigger than california because it's washington, dc. >> we are expecting a great time and beautiful fir
, saturday. we'll be close sunday. big storms last night. dropped over an inch and a half of rain. another batch toward midnight. this morning, things have quieted down. there is a touch of fog in areas to the west of washington out toward orange and stanton and oakland and petersburg. 75 in leesburg this morning. 70 in tappahannock. in annapolis, going out to do the hot yoga by the city dock, 76 degrees. angie, over to you. >>> thank you so much, howard. hello, everybody. entering the 6:00 hour, we continue to keep on that yellow light. right now, we're following breaking news out of arlington, virginia. it looks like things are improving out there. let's take it out live. what we have here was a bad wreck that happened early this morning. a police officer was very hurt. north glebe road was closed at washington boulevard. what we're seeing through our cameras and our crew on the scene there that the lanes of northbound glebe, those are getting by, southbound still shut down. still if you're going the other way, you might want to consider using 16th to utah to fairfax to north glebe. our
and this one at foggy bottom is surrounded because it is being replaced. it is boarded up and there is a big sign that says it is part of this project. it has been like that for most of the year. metro's latest report card is not getting high marks. it is due out today. dozens of escalators are out throughout the system this morning. the escalator problem came to light last october when the brakes failed at l'enfant plaza during the jon stewart sanity rally sending dozens of riders tumbling to the bottom. in may, the number of escalators out of service was 103 out of nearly 600 escalators. today, it is around 80. >> i wish they would invest the money in getting the things done faster. >> many of the 82 are out of service because we're rebuilding them, not because they're broken. >> reporter: well, there are other issues in this report card including metro police officers complaining that their radio service is working. sometimes, sometimes not. it is so bad some officers refuse to go to some stations when they have no radio service. that could be a big, huge safety issue. also some rail car
. what's the big deal? i'm just going to reason with him. go get abe. carl, you're my best friend in the world, but you're a hothead and a loudmouth. that's just when we have to play "good cop, bad cop." it's actually more "embarrassed cop and source of embarrassment cop." what's the problem? something wrong with your free food? listen, abe, i think you and samuel need to talk, you know? create an open dialogue. is this in any way to be considered official police business? no, just helping out a friend. then bye-bye, johnny law. you going to be a troublemaker? 'cause i don't need a troublemaker. hey, he's just a working man standing up for his rights. i wait tables, i wash dishes, i take out the trash. and all i want in return is the salary increase that you promised me. economic climate was much different when i make that promise. market crash! financial world go topsy-turvy. this is not morgan stanley, this is bacon and eggs! i don't have time for this nonsense. you go bus tables. don't you move. all right, all right. everybody just calm down. oh, oh. now you going to get in my
afternoon, hid their bodies in the bedroom, and then had a big party saturday night after posting invitations on facebook. hadley is charged with two counts of first degree murder. >>> after the battle over raising the debt limit. today the house is scheduled to take a largely symbolic vote on a republican-backed measure that has virtually no chance of passing in the senate. a just-released cbs news poll finds 48% disapprove of how the president is handling the negotiations. congress fares even worse, 58% disapprove of how democrats are handling it, and 71% disapprove of what republicans are doing. tara mergener is in washington with more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. no question, there is a lot of pressure all the way around here. and options are getting fewer and fewer, as the deadline looms. house republicans are on track to pass a plan that would raise the debt limit, for a price. >> we can no longer borrow 40 cents out of every dollar in this country. that's why we must pass cut cap and balance. >> reporter: the tea party backed proposal would let the g
and the big question, today, of course, who will be the redskins' starting quarterback? we will talk about that at 6:30. mike i know you hate the does pence, but that's why they call it a tease. >> i don't think it's a question that will be easily answered. thank you, kristin. >>> if you would like to check out training camp, you to wait until saturday. open practices every day july 0 july 0th to august 10th except for sundays. practice will begin at 8:30. however you need to go to redskins.com to print out a free invitation to the camp to get in. again, it's free, but you have to print this out. circle august 6th on the calendar as well. burgundy and gold will have fan appreciation day that day. >>> today vincent gray will announce the expansion of the city's pay by phone program, allowing you to pay for meters with your cell phone or through an app on your smart phone. hopefully you will be able to avoid parking tickets. if you have old ones, the city will offer an amnesty program. starting monday any ticket issued before 2010 can be paid without any of the additional tickets. they will
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september 12th of this year. with big crowds expected, reservations are needed. you can do it online. >>> nasa wants to remind us the heads up on the low-flying air pollution monitoring flights. there will be a few between the beltway and baltimore. expect to see the planes flying low between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. >> also today, we expect to hear from president obama on the tense negotiations over the federal debt ceiling. >> the clock is ticking and bipartisan talks this weekend ended with no deal. >> surae chinn is live on capitol hill with an important story that affects every single one of us. surae? >> well, andrea, mike, the deadline is looming. anxiety on capitol hill. anxiety at the white house. the president will be speaking later on today at a press conference this morning. late last night at the white house, the president met with congressional leaders to hammer out a deal to lower the nation's deficit. they met for about an hour and a half. the president trying to push his plan to raise the $14.3 trillion and cut $4 trillion in spending in cuts to healthcare and social
leak shut down i-270 for phi hours. if you've seen the volume of traffic on that road, it is a big deal. surae chinn is live in clarksburg where repairs are still going on as we speak. good morning, surae. >> good morning to you. the commute this morning will be much, much better. it will be improved because the roads are open. 270 wide open this morning. the only thing you really have to worry about is working around the work zone because it will be down to one lane. let me show you this work zone and where that main broke here. it is right there at the three pillars you see over there. that's to hold up the earth so it doesn't cave in. the big excavator, the one where the windows got blown out so you can imagine big pressure that was happening as that gas main broke. you can see the mud all over the place that caused this very dangerous situation. well, this happened around 4:00 yesterday and people were working through the night to make those repairs and also keep this place safe. traffic backed up as you mentioned, 270 was shut down just as the evening commute got underway. cars had
with the preview of the day ahead on wall street. >> that's right. earnings season, of course, is rolling on. big numbers this week and we've got apple in focus today. the tech giant expected to hand in another blockbuster quarter. wall street is also waiting on some new economic data and the hope here is the reports are strong enough to get investor's minds off of the debt problems here at home. and in europe. checking the numbers on wall street, the dow standing at 12,385. plus another -- lost another 94 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq was down by 24 points. s&p 500 was off by 10. as the debate over the debt ceiling rages on, the house will vote for a plan backed by the tea party. it would let the government borrow another $2.4 trillion but only after big and immediate spending cuts and adoption by congress of a constitutional amendment that would require a balanced budget. the plan is doomed in the democratic-controlled senate after the bill stalls, senate leaders are likely to try to advance a bipartisan plan to give the president sweeping powers to order an increase in the borrowing cap.
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goodness, anny, we have a big day coming up weatherwise. >> we have not declared a severe weather alert day yet. we'll look at the latest models and decide that probably before the noon show. for the rest of today, we're expecting mostly cloudy conditions and yeah, big storms are possible later today. here is a look at your day planner now. by 9:00, still mostly cloudy. chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. by 5:00, storms are likely. temperatures in the mid-80s. right now, 79, mild and muggy under mostly cloudy conditions. we do have a flood watch in effect. flash flooding possibility. that starts at noon this afternoon. goes through late tonight. that includes the entire d.c. metro area. the portion of the mid-atlantic in fact. here is a look at live doppler. fairly quiet out there. scattered light showers up to the north of us. we're under cloudy skies. much different picture late this afternoon. in fact, here is a look at the risk for severe weather. the areas we see here shaded in yellow. a good portion of the mid- atlantic. the main threat for today, damaging wind g
'll soon be ex and cleared. prosecutors say there are big problems with the maid's credibility, that she exaggerated a claim of rape in her homeland and she misrepresent what had she did after the alleged attack. and a man tied to drug, deposited hundreds of thousands of dollars to her bank account. >> our commitment is to the truth and the facts. and that will governor how we proceed. dominique strauss-kahn is free to return here to his $4 million mansion. the shades are drawn and no signs of activity. and a month ago they took out box after box of stuff. the alleged victim's lawyer said there's more than a if i can evidence that dominique strauss-kahn -- physical evidence that dominique strauss- kahn forced himself on here. she accuses the prosecutor are abandoning here. >> he has an obligation to stand up for all women who have been raped or sexually assaulted. >> and her lawyer says that the physical evidence corroborates everything that the woman said. they have pictures of her bruises gentles and her torn stockings and the shoulder sprain what dominique strauss- kahn allegedly thre
, topper. >> it is getting better. if you are north of town no big problems. if you're south of town you're still dealing with some big thunderstorms. in the wake of some of the storms still some flash floods in effect. they are at the bottom of the screen. take heed in that as well. watch the watch box get trimmed. starting with thunderstorms 2, 3 p.m. they are south of us now. watch box in response gets trimmed. so now it is essentially dc south. but i think even further south to get the really severe weather. doppler weather. access on our website wusa9.com. we are looking at big thunderstorms south. a massive area of hail just to the east of oak grove. everything is pushing off to the east. leonard town heavy rain just to your south. very heavy rain now just south of 3 and actually right around 3 towards port royal. we are talking about rainfall rates 1 to 2 inches per hour. so this will probably lead us to more flash flood warnings in the wake of these storms. to the west we go. spotsylvania under a severe thunderstorm warning now. this is a lot of hail and that's one of the criteri
the crunch day is actually august 3rd, that's the day when the government has a big $23 billion social security payment and it has between $10 billion and $12 billion in tax revenue coming in. i think the really big issue for the treasury is going to be how it distinguishes between, if you will, paying back the money it already owes, paying back the government bond holders, and paying its ongoing running costs, things like social security, medicare, medicaid, military salaries and so forth, and i think the betting is that the government will put, will give a priority to paying the bills it already owes, to paying the bond holders, simply because if you don't do that, you go into massive default, and the whole global financial system i think really starts getting shaky, but not paying some of the big government commitments within the united states, that's going to get painful pretty fast. >> not paying the social securitys, the medicares, the medicaids of the world or even our defense budget that's as big of an issue for many in many mind as defaulting on our debt which would be a nonpa
around. >> i can guarantee you there's something from a lot of big cities across the country and really something for everyone here this morning. >> all good. >>> the breaking news, former head of the international monetary fund is free to go anywhere he wants as long as he stays in the u.s. a judge friday released dominique strauss-kahn from the u.s. after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the rape case against him. sean hennessey of wcbs in new york has more. >> on this weekend strauss-kahn is enjoying his own freedom. the case is now hanging by a thread. for the first time in weeks, dominique strauss-kahn left his manhattan apartment finally free from house arrest gone with the ankle bracelet after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. >> there are substantial credibility issues. >> reporter: prosecutors admitted the 32-year-old told them a series of lies and her whereabouts after the attack, first claiming to hiding in the hallway, but later admitted to cleaning two rooms. >> i understand the circumstances surround
morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming for raising the debt ceiling. there were more talks at the white house on sunday. still no resolution. president obama told lawmakers be prepared to meet again today and every day until a deal is reached. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has the latest for us this morning. bill, good morni
a secondary effect on big businesses throughout the washington area. many are now having to implement a contingent plan in -- contingency plan in case of a no deal by tuesday. we explain on capitol hill why this is taking a toll on local markets. >> reporter: bruce, still the same, not a whole lot of activity up here, not one that's leading towards a solution, at least. now business leaders here in washington say they're getting ready to take a hit, one that they're describing as an embarrassment to washington. nine of the 15 counties in the country, the top ones are here, this really is embarrassing and it's a travesty because it's going to make money more expensive for those counties and those counties have never had any problem. >> reporter: jim dinegar is the ceo for the greater washington board of trade. he says as the time winds down toward a debt default on tuesday, business leaders in the washington area are growing frustrated and concerned of the ripple effect that a no deal will cause. dinegar explains of the $fourteen.3 debt is defaulted on, area businesses could crash and
be using these big amphibious ships in the future? >> i think it is a testimony to the big deck amphibians. right now we have 11. navy has 11 cbn aircraft carriers, so our nation at large has 22 large deck what i call capital ships. >> power projection ships? >> power projection ships. ships that can influence the action. so we have 11 -- excuse me, 22 now and each one of them have fixed wing airplanes on them and i think the key lesson for everybody is the value of having 11 -- excuse me 22 versus 11, should we go down the road somewhere and we end up losing our stonewall capabilities, then our nations instead of having 22 ships where you can fly fixed wings, you only have 11 and our capability will be half so i think that's a powerful lesson. >> that's something we'll discuss in the next segment. but i want to take you to the budget and to the capability review that is ongoing. there was a number of $400 billion to be cut over a dozen years and folks are sayings that overcome by events that there is a lot of debt negotiation talk and numbers as high as a trillion dollars to be cut from d
who heard the strong storms rolling through arlington county. >> we heard a big bang, boom. >> part of the tree fell on this bmw crushing its windshield on south capital and k street southwest d.c. up and down north gleam road in arlington, huge trees such as this 60-year-old red oak toppled over bringing down power lines because of the high winds. >> trees over here were blowing side to side. and it was just kind of insane. >> caution tape lined the street. power lines and branches litter people's yards. >> scare you? >> no, just we were happy to have the power back and went out again. >> could be a problem come 2:00 this afternoon? >> could be. have to go somewhere else. >> somehow they will manage this fourth of july. >> our daughter has power and she lives up at lee heights. hopefully they have it there. >> in whole place is a mess. my dad was actually surveying the land and he said look at the battle zone. it's like a bomb went off. >> clean up continues on this holiday despite blocked roads and debris everywhere, arlington county officials say the scheduled parades are expecte
. >> reporter: derek, the victory is a big one for the freshman class and it probably saves the speakership of john boehner who has working all week trying to keep up with a bill his party could support. >> reporter: look at the numbers. 22 republicans said no. >> 218 yays, 210 nays. the bill is passed. >> reporter: buying tea party votes with an addition to his bill that restricts a second step debt ceiling increase. >> two things have to happen. a joint committee of the congress must produce a spending cut larger than the increase in the debt limit and both houses of the congress must spend to the states a balanced budget amendment. >> reporter: washington area democrats lined up in opposition. donna edwards of prince george's county. >> the republican majority is ready to jeopardize our entire future for this garbage. >> reporter: fairfax. >> hell, no, you can't. >> reporter: maryland. >> this proposal takes us farther in the wrong direction. >> reporter: and from the president. >> it does not solve the problem and it has no chance of becoming law. >> reporter: the action now moves to th
that the debt ceiling is not the only big issue that they need to deal with. >> they need to come back to the negotiating table, congress needs to pass a clean bill, and so our 4,000faa employees who are without a paycheck since last saturday, can come back to work, these construction projects could start again, and our friends and neighbors can go back to work. >> work at more than 150 airports put on hold when the federal aviation administration shut down that weekend. and that effectively left more than 70 construction workers out of work as well. and the army says that a soldier who left fort campbell admits that he had plans to attack fort hood in texas. and he was granted status earlier this year after saying his religious beliefs prevented him from fighting. but get this, they said that they were found yesterday with weapons, ammunition, and bomb- making materials in the hotel room. >> i think that it is important for any community throughout america, you know, to be mindful of that and in this day and age and what they need to show you in their surroundings. and when wow see so
a shocker. what does he do now? >> that's the big question. right now, lesli, he has appealed with the united states customs immigration services. so the paperwork is in right now. >> okay. >> but it has been about a year and he hasn't gotten any kind of answer but he says he is hoping that his military service will help expedite that process and that he will eventually get his citizenship. >> what is immigration services saying about all this? >> i was talking to them earlier today because of privacy laws they can't really explain in depth into any type of detail as to his case. they did say though in generic terms that he could use the military service. he could also try and find out if he is eligible for citizenship because he was adopted as a child in this country. >> sure. >> and if those two fail he could also appeal and possibly be sponsored by his wife who is an american. >> he could certainly say he has done his part to contribute to this country. ken molestina, thank you so much. >> you bet. >>> fairfax police believe that a man accused women to watch pornographic vi
appear to be far apart. the big sticking point is taxes. the president says any agreement must include revenue increases but republicans are fiercely opposed. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increases in the middle of the economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> reporter: if no deal is reached by the august 2nd deadline, the u.s. may not be able to borrow money to keep the government running and could default on its massive loans. >> if they don't act, then we face catastrophic damage to the american economy. >> some republicans favor cutting spending by $2 trillion. they accuse the obama administration of scare tactics, claiming the u.s. has the money. it will not default and that there is no reason to panic. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> both sides are scheduled to meet later today. >>> well, the national debt may be a topic that many americans are glossing over. but it affects each of us. surae chinn wanted to know if you knew what the consequences are if no deal is
the heat, high pressure from the midwest and the ohio valley is building toward us. big storms in the great lakes and new york to the north might, might get toward areas near the mason dixon line later. this 99 that ties the record at reagan national set back in 1993. richmond is already 100. these are noontime temperatures. we've got another four, five, six hours the bake in the sun. that's why we're going up to the 100s. in fact i raised my 100 from yesterday to 102. we get to 104, 105 today wouldn't be out of the question and right now the heat index is already 105. 107 fredericksburg, tappahannock and easton. in hagerstown, only feels like 98 but everybody is dealing with this. the good news is the front is coming through tonight and knock temperatures down oh five, 10 degrees for the weekend but today at 3:00, around 102. maybe 103 or 104. 6:00 p.m. we're still going to be around 100 degrees and a very hot afternoon and by 9:00, low 90s. i'll come back and we'll talk about the rest of the weekend and the tropics -- boy, there's a lot going on there too, see you soon. >>> metro still sa
, there's the shower early on saturday morning, not a big deal. behind the front we still stay warm, 90 on saturday, low 90s sunday, and down-right hot on monday with mid-90s. more storms tuesday, some of those could be hefty and low 90s continuing into wednesday. it's this time of year when cold fronts is kind of a misnomer. >> not really much cold there. >> not at all. >>> we were joking yesterday about the fact that the nationals got about 500 one game, and last time that happened, a manager left town. >> i don't think he's going anywhere. we know at least not until the end of this season, hopefully not until the end of next season because he's starting to find his stride this season. davy johnson may be 68 but he has the nerve of a 28-year-old. the gutsy move that won the nats the ball game. >>> there's the slip >> the yankees don't bunt a lot. when you're the yankees and you hit 8 million home runs, you don't need to bunt, but the nationals need to bunt, and even when they screw up the bunt, they need to bunt again. nats and cubs tonight. you won't see ryan zimmerman bunting much b
and big names? >> it's funny you remember the name of the one woman who took her shirt off. >> how about mia ham. i get your point. they are one win from immortal. abby is the new hero. a french fry. plus, not sure if calling the commissioner a crook is going to help solve the lockout and tonight's big joke was dodger blue. 9sports next. >>> it's time for 9sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >>> if you are a woman in your 30s who grew up playing soccer, there's a good chance you idolize mia ham or tiffany. they won a world cup and made soccer cool. now a generation later, abby hopes solo and ali kreiger are going it again. the semifinals against france. it was her head that brought the 1-1 tie. and just three minutes later, alex mohr began down the left wing. right over the goalie's hand, part of a 3-1 u.s. victory today. on to the final for the first time since 1999. >> i knew from the very beginning we were going to find a way to win. not this team's mentality. we do it for our country. g back here at home after 14 years with the team, junior is leaving the wizards. the
i'm matt in tonight for bruce johnson. thanks for joining us. a big holiday weekend means lots of people will be on the roads. some after drinking too much alcohol. to keep the area safe, area police are stepping up police. armando trull is live with details. armando. >> reporter: this is the cross roads and to the north of me is montgomery county. to the east is prince georges county. to the south, takoma park and then dc. officers from all of those jurisdictions are out and about making sure that no one is driving drunk and it's not just here. >> this traffic stop on 495 near tyson's corner is one of hundreds that police officers will be making over the fourth of july weekend. >> we have a lot of people out tonight doing dwi enforcement. >> 62 officers from multiple jurisdictions will be saturating highways and roads instead of setting up check points. >> it's a little more difficult to detect as many drunk drivers. we feel like saturation patrol is much more effective. >> you can cover more. >> gives you much more mobility. you can look at several cars, you can move a
. >> afghanistan off page one. iraq is on page one? >> in the ends of july, this is going to be up this big on page one finish they're in the deal. he's got to -- [everyone talking at once] >> unemployment rate on page one! >> if the unemployment rate comes out high, it will be the lead story in the newspaper, john. >> it will dominate the story that we just had? >> it will dominate if for a couple days. >> there will be a deal. >> there will be a deal? >> and there will be a deal and neither side will be happy. each side will give the other side something. they're -- >> not the taxes. that won't be part of the deal. taxes will not be part of the deal. >> what do you 90. >> tax revenues -- [everyone talking at once] >> they'll find something, i think, to agree on finally. i don't know whether it will be on august 2 or august 5th. but unemployment rate is not off the front pages. unemployment is -- on the number-one issue in 20% of american names. you have the biggest unemployment we've had since the great despres in real terms that. is what will kill obama's prospects if he doesn't do something abo
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